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Will saliva infect your ears? How can I clean out my ears if I have saliva inside?

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Dr. Thomas Yash
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In brief: No

No, not unless someone sticking their tongue in your ear.
Saliva from your mouth will not get into your ear. Your body is designed not to allow this to happen.

In brief: No

No, not unless someone sticking their tongue in your ear.
Saliva from your mouth will not get into your ear. Your body is designed not to allow this to happen.
Dr. Thomas Yash
Dr. Thomas Yash
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In brief: Saliva...

...Is actually a pretty good disinfectant.
How it got in your ears is a different story.

In brief: Saliva...

...Is actually a pretty good disinfectant.
How it got in your ears is a different story.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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